HST.905 Introduction to Health Care Management


Class Info

Introduction to the academic disciplines of business management with illustration from examples in various medical care settings. Topics include economics of health care; evolving role of physicians and other medical professionals; ethics of business decisions in a clinical context; underlying concepts in financial, marketing, and operations management in health institutions; and the management of risk in health-related enterprise. Presentations by carefully selected multidisciplinary faculty group from the Harvard and MIT communities. Student projects address current issues occasioned by the rapidly changing health care environment. Meets at Harvard Medical School. Limited to graduate and medical students.

This class has no prerequisites.

HST.905 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by P. L. Slavin and S. Finkelstein.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the HST.905 Class Site site.

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